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  • Peace Camp 2.0

    July 17th, 2018

    Peace Camp 2.0

    Start Date: Sunday 7/22/2018 — End Date: Sunday 7/22/2018
    Admission:0.00

    Sunday, July 22, 10 am
    East County Shared Ministry-Open & Affirming Congregations
    First Congregational Church of Antioch – Community Presbyterian Church of Pittsburg
    200 E Leland Rd (between Railroad & Harbor), Pittsburg, CA 94565
    The Historic Stoneman Chapel
    www.eastcountysharedministry.org
    925.439.9361 – 925.757.4094

    Peace Camp 2.0 is on Friday, 5-8 pm, and Saturday, 9:30 am – 2:30 pm, and again on Sunday morning at 9:30 am ($5 donation would be appreciated, but not necessary). Then at the 10 am worship celebration, the kids will share what they learned about Peace in Ourselves, Our Community and Our World. Join in the fun with word, scripture, song and fellowship. Love in any language is fluently spoken here!

    Whoever you are and wherever you are on life’s journey, ALL are welcome here. We recognize, celebrate and give thanks for the many diverse gifts of God among us. Everyone is invited to participate in community and worship including, but not limited to, believers, seekers, agnostics, women and men, those of all sexual orientations and gender identities and expressions, those of all races and cultures, those of all classes and abilities, those who hope for a better world and those who have lost hope.

    Location: 200 E Leland Rd (btwn Railroad & Harbor) Pittsburg

    Contact: Elaine Palmer cpcpittsburg@sbcglobal.net
    URL: http://www.eastcountysharedministry.org

    An Elegant Evening at The Fairmont Singles Dance

    July 17th, 2018

    An Elegant Evening at The Fairmont Singles Dance Party

    Start Date: Sunday 9/2/2018 — End Date: Sunday 9/2/2018
    Admission:20-30

    San Francisco’s most elegant singles party of the year takes place at the world-famous Venetian Room at the Fairmont on the Sunday before Labor Day. Most singles do NOT go away on holiday weekends and are looking for something fun to do. This is it! $20/advance (by Sep 1) or $30/door includes dancing to your favorite hits. Adults of all ages welcome. Please dress in your finest! Sunday, September 2, 2018, 8pm-Midnight.

    LOCATION: The Fairmont, 950 Mason Street, San Francisco CA 94108.

    CO-SPONSORED by The Society of Single Professionals, the world’s largest non-profit singles organization; San Francisco Singles, Bay Area Single Boomers, Palo Alto Ballroom Dancing, Single Professionals Internet Network (SPiN), Social Singles, Single n’ Professional, 40+ Singles, Beyond 40, Cougar Events, Bay Area Singles Events & Travel, SF Bay Area Singles Events, Your Asian Connection, Lifestyle Parties, Cougar Meetup, and many more…

    DISCOUNTS & more parties at www.thepartyhotline.com.
    •Midsummer Night Delight Dance, July 21, Mill Valley
    •The Summer Ball at the Grand Hyatt, July 28, San Francisco
    •Hot August Nights Party, Aug 4, Walnut Creek
    •Wine Tasting Party, Aug 12, Livermore
    •Singles Night in Marin, Aug 16, San Rafael
    •Hawaiian Theme Dance Party, Aug 25, Santa Clara

    Location: 950 Mason Street San Francisco CA

    Contact: Rich Gosse rich@richgosse.com
    URL: http://www.thepartyhotline.com

    Singles Night in Marin Party

    July 15th, 2018

    Singles Night in Marin Party

    Start Date: Thursday 8/16/2018 — End Date: Thursday 8/16/2018
    Admission:10

    Meet new friends at one of Marin’s most renowned restaurants! Only $10/door includes our FUN Mixer Game, with prizes; accompanied by complimentary light appetizers, served at 7:00pm, as long as they last. Adults of all ages welcome. Dress to impress. Thursday, May 7, 2018, 7:00-9:00pm.

    LOCATION: Chalet Basque, 405 N San Pedro Road, San Rafael CA 94903. We have our own private banquet room! From Hwy 101 take N San Pedro exit east towards the Bay approximately one mile. Free parking! Dinner available at additional cost.

    CO-SPONSORED by The Society of Single Professionals, the world’s largest non-profit singles organization; Singles2Couples; many singles meetups.

    MORE PARTIES at www.thepartyhotline.com.
    •Lady in Red Dance, July 14, Burlingame
    •Midsummer Night Delight Dance, July 21, Mill Valley
    •The Summer Ball at the Grand Hyatt, July 28, San Francisco
    •Hot August Nights Party, Aug 4, Walnut Creek
    •Wine Tasting Party, Aug 12, Livermore
    •Hawaiian Theme Dance Party, Aug 25, Santa Clara
    •An Elegant Evening at The Fairmont, Sep 2, San Francisco

    Location: 405 N San Pedro Road San Rafael CA

    Contact: Rich Gosse richgosse@richgosse.com
    URL: http://www.thepartyhotline.com

    Blue-Barber-Braid: Forms at Rest / Forms in Resi

    July 14th, 2018

    Blue-Barber-Braid: Forms at Rest / Forms in Resistance

    Start Date: Friday 8/24/2018 — End Date: Saturday 9/22/2018
    Admission:Free

    Blue-Barbar-Braid: Forms at Rest / Forms in Resistance
    An installation by Izidora Leber LETHE
    24 August - 22 September 2018

    Blue-Barbar-Braid is a semi-fictional solo exhibition by Izidora Leber LETHE paying homage to resistant forms throughout the centuries. By mobilizing the ancient Roman use of blue (associated with loose women, barbarians, or effeminate men), LETHE quotes the semiotics of protest, queer artists’ work post-1970, and the Yugoslav women that shaped, then rejected, the Bauhaus movement. LETHE braids together these latent legacies and wakes them from oblivion.

    Aggregate Space Gallery presents a formation of these collective unknown ancestors organized through collaborative gestures, formal urgencies, and a fluid monumentalization of the act of rebelling. Just as Lethe is the river of forgetting in ancient Greek mythology, Izidora Leber LETHE brings that river closer, so as to re-materialize disjointed moments in history. These forms, even at rest, are rooted in resistance.

    This exhibition was curated by Aaron Wilder as the culminating project of Aggregate Space Gallery’s 2018 Curatorial Fellowship.

    Opening Reception
    24 August 6-10pm

    First Friday Event
    7 September 5-8pm

    Second Saturday Artists Talk
    8 September 11am

    Gallery Hours
    Fridays and Saturdays 1-5pm
    and by appointment

    Aggregate Space Gallery
    801 West Grand Avenue
    Entrance on West Street
    Oakland, CA 94607

    510-832-3807
    aggregatespacegallery.org
    facebook.com/aggregatespace
    info@aggregatespacegallery.org

    #ASGOakland
    #installtheunimaginable

    Aggregate Space is a warehouse and has a similar temperature to the outside; please dress accordingly.

    Aggregate Space Gallery’s exhibition program is funded in part by Zellerbach Family Foundation and ArtNow International. Additional Program Funding comes from East Bay Community Fund and Kenneth Rainin Foundation.

    Location: 801 West Grand Avenue Oakland

    Contact: Conrad Meyers info@aggregatespacegallery.org
    URL: https://aggregatespacegallery.org/

    Hawaiian Theme Singles Dance Party

    July 13th, 2018

    Hawaiian Theme Singles Dance Party

    Start Date: Saturday 8/25/2018 — End Date: Saturday 8/25/2018
    Admission:15-20

    The first 100 to arrive receive free leis at tonight’s fun party, in a beautiful hotel ballroom! $15/advance (by Aug 24) or $20/door includes dancing to your favorite Top 40 hits. Adults of all ages welcome. Some of our singles will be wearing their favorite Hawaiian shirts and attire (not required). Saturday, August 25, 2018, 8pm-Midnight.

    LOCATION: Hilton Hotel, near Levi Stadium, 4949 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara CA 95054. Free parking. If hotel lot is full, free parking also available across the street at the Santa Clara Convention Center.

    CO-SPONSORED by The Society of Single Professionals, the world’s largest non-profit singles organization; Bay Area Singles Events & Travel, SF Bay Area Singles Events, Your Asian Connection, and many other singles organizations.

    DISCOUNTS & more parties at www.thepartyhotline.com.
    •Lady in Red Dance, July 14, Burlingame
    •Midsummer Night Delight Dance, July 21, Mill Valley
    •The Summer Ball at the Grand Hyatt, July 28, San Francisco
    •Hot August Nights Party, Aug 4, Walnut Creek
    •Wine Tasting Party, Aug 12, Livermore
    •An Elegant Evening at The Fairmont, Sep 2, San Francisco

    Location: 4949 Great America Pkwy Santa Clara

    Contact: Rich Gosse richgosse@richgosse.com
    URL: http://www.thepartyhotline.com

    Pour Your HeART Out

    July 12th, 2018

    Pour Your HeART Out

    Start Date: Saturday 8/11/2018 — End Date: Saturday 8/11/2018
    Admission:Early Bird $60, Gen. Admission $75

    Rhythmix Cultural Works presents its Pour Your heART Out Benefit for the Arts Celebration (formerly Wine, Women and Song) at its beautifully renovated industrial performing arts space. Featuring live music, local food, and craft beverages, all proceeds from the event support free cultural arts education programs for youth in Alameda and Oakland. “We envision Pour Your heART Out Benefit for the Arts as a festive way to bring people together to experience the thriving arts community that has blossomed in Alameda and the East Bay,” says Rhythmix Executive Director Tina Blaine, aka bean. “We have an incredible lineup of some of our region’s most talented women from the arts world, as well as the food and craft beverage industries all under one roof, for a great cause. Literally thousands of schoolchildren will get to experience a live cultural performance firsthand with help from the proceeds of this event.”

    Location: 2513 Blanding Ave Alameda

    Contact: Tina Blaine info@rhtyhmix.org
    URL: http://www.rhythmix.org/events/pour-your-heart-out/

    Singles Wine Tasting Party

    July 10th, 2018

    Singles Wine Tasting Party

    Start Date: Sunday 8/12/2018 — End Date: Sunday 8/12/2018
    Admission:10

    Meet new single friends who appreciate fine wines! Only $10 at the door includes free tastes, plus light food to cleanse the palate. Adults of all ages welcome. Dress to impress. Sunday, August 12, 2018, 4-6pm.

    LOCATION: Pat Paulsen Vineyards, 5143 Tesla Road, Livermore CA 94550. From Hwy 580 take N Livermore Avenue exit and continue onto Tesla Road.

    CO-SPONSORED by The Society of Single Professionals, the world’s largest non-profit singles organization; and by many singles meetups.

    MORE PARTIES at www.thepartyhotline.com.
    •Lady in Red Dance, July 14, Burlingame
    •Midsummer Night Delight Dance, July 21, Mill Valley
    •The Summer Ball at the Grand Hyatt, July 28, San Francisco
    •Hot August Nights Party, Aug 4, Walnut Creek

    Location: 5143 Tesla Road Livermore CA

    Contact: Rich Gosse richgosse@richgosse.com
    URL: http://www.thepartyhotline.com

    Urban Gardening Classes

    July 7th, 2018

    Urban Gardening Classes

    Start Date: Saturday 7/14/2018 — End Date: Saturday 7/14/2018
    Admission:$10, $12

    Saturday, July 14 from 2-4pm
    4500 Lincoln Ave, Oakland CA 94602
    $10 online, $12 at the door
    Get tickets and learn more at www.theplantexchange.org

    Join The Plant Exchange for one of two simultaneous Urban Gardening Workshops!

    Workshop #1: Intro to Gardening

    Gardening Basics: Review the importance of selecting the planting site for sun/shade, improving and preparing your soil, watering, mulching, fertilizing, deciding what to plant.

    Cool Season Gardening: Discuss what you can grow, how to prepare your soil for gardening during the cooler seasons.

    Speaker: Susan Fritz has been a Master Gardener since 2014. She is the current project lead for the Speakers Bureau of the Alameda County Master Gardeners.
    ——————–
    Workshop #2: Advanced Soil Amendments

    Topics covered will include:

    Compost Tea - Learn how to make homemade teas for more roots, better flowers, or lush growth.

    Ferments for plants - Ferments are all the goodness of organic ingredients that’s been concentrated to feed to your plants.

    Organic Pest and Fungal Management - Learn how to make your own organic, and safe, pest and fungal management concoctions.

    Speaker: Jesse Porter, Owner of Oakland Garden Supply and Soil Enthusiast. He loves to educate people about how to cultivate beautiful plants and gardens with the right soil and soil treatments.

    Location: 4500 Lincoln Ave Oakland

    Contact: The Plant Exchange connect@theplantexchange.com
    URL: http://www.theplantexchange.org

    “Truth Thursdays” at San Leandro’s Tech Campus

    July 4th, 2018

    “Truth Thursdays” at San Leandro’s Tech Campus

    Start Date: Thursday 7/26/2018 — End Date: Thursday 7/26/2018
    Admission:Free

    The San Leandro Improvement Association’s “Truth Thursdays” summer event series returns on Thursday, July 26, in partnership with the Food Truck Mafia from 5 to 9 p.m. Happening every fourth Thursday of the month, “Truth Thursdays” will surround the 55-foot tall Truth is Beauty statue at the San Leandro Tech Campus in Downtown San Leandro and feature multiple food trucks, beer, wine, recreational games and live entertainment for the Bay Area community to enjoy. “Truth Thursdays” will have rotating food trucks and live music at each event, so attendees can be sure to always experience something different every month. Attendees will be able to hang out around Truth is Beauty the whole evening, enjoying the live music, each other, and food and drinks. Admission to this event is free with food and drinks available for purchase from vendors.

    Location: 1600 Alvarado St. San Leandro

    Contact: Valeria Hernandez val@olivecreativestrategies.com
    URL: www.downtownsanleandro.com

    Worship Celebration

    July 4th, 2018

    Worship Celebration

    Start Date: Sunday 7/8/2018 — End Date: Sunday 7/8/2018
    Admission:0.00

    Sunday, July 8, 10 am
    East County Shared Ministry-Open & Affirming Congregations
    First Congregational Church of Antioch – Community Presbyterian Church of Pittsburg
    200 E Leland Rd (between Railroad & Harbor), Pittsburg, CA 94565
    The Historic Stoneman Chapel
    www.eastcountysharedministry.org
    925.439.9361 – 925.757.4094

    As part of the worship celebration, Ethan Sullivan will share his recent experience as youth delegate to PCUSA’s General Assembly. Guest musician will be local tenor, Peter Tedeschi. Join in the celebration with word, scripture, song and fellowship.

    Peace Camp is coming: July 20-22, 2018

    Whoever you are and wherever you are on life’s journey, ALL are welcome here. We recognize, celebrate and give thanks for the many diverse gifts of God among us. Everyone is invited to participate in community and worship including, but not limited to, believers, seekers, agnostics, women and men, those of all sexual orientations and gender identities and expressions, those of all races and cultures, those of all classes and abilities, those who hope for a better world and those who have lost hope.

    Location: 200 E Leland Rd (btwn Railroad & Harbor) Pittsburg

    Contact: Event info cpcpittsburg@sbcglobal.net
    URL: http://www.eastcountysharedministry.org